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Sterna  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 176885

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Typical Terns [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderCharadriiformes  – Shore Birds, Gulls, Alcids, Plovers, Oystercatchers, goélands, alcidés, Auks, huîtriers  
                            FamilyLaridae  – Gulls, Terns, becs-en-ciseaux, goélands, labbes, mouettes, Skimmers  
                               GenusSterna Linnaeus, 1758 – Typical Terns  
    Direct Children:  
                                  SpeciesSterna acuticauda J. E. Gray, 1831 – Black-bellied Tern 
                                  SpeciesSterna aurantia J. E. Gray, 1831 – River Tern 
                                  SpeciesSterna dougallii Montagu, 1813 – Charrán rosado, Roseate Tern, Sterne de Dougall 
                                  SpeciesSterna forsteri Nuttall, 1834 – Charrán de Forster, Forster's Tern, Sterne de Forster 
                                  SpeciesSterna hirundinacea Lesson, 1831 – South American Tern 
                                  SpeciesSterna hirundo Linnaeus, 1758 – Charrán común, Common Tern, Sterne pierregarin 
                                  SpeciesSterna paradisaea Pontoppidan, 1763 – Charrán ártico, Arctic Tern, Sterne arctique 
                                  SpeciesSterna repressa Hartert, 1916 – White-cheeked Tern 
                                  SpeciesSterna striata Gmelin, 1789 – Black-naped Tern, White-fronted Tern 
                                  SpeciesSterna sumatrana Raffles, 1822 – Black-naped Tern 
                                  SpeciesSterna trudeaui Audubon, 1838 – Snowy-crowned Tern 
                                  SpeciesSterna virgata Cabanis, 1875 – Kerguelen Tern 
                                  SpeciesSterna vittata Gmelin, 1789 – Antarctic Tern 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.   
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Sterna    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks   
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Sterna    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Sterna   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2011.04.02, website (version 02-Apr-11)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Sterna   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes   
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Sterna   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner   
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  Reference for: Sterna   

 Geographic Information
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